DisplayLink Enables MultiClient Solution Being Launched By ViewSonic Into Asia-Pacific, US, And Latin America Market
PALO ALTO, Ca and PHILADEPHIA, Pa, June 29, 2011 – DisplayLink, the leading provider of technology for virtual graphics and USB-connected computing, and ViewSonic, leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today jointly announced that ViewSonic has launched its DisplayLink-certified MultiClientTM cloud computing solution first announced in March 2011 in the US, South America and Asia-Pacific markets.
Connectivity in this MultiClient cloud computing solution is enabled by the new ViewSonic VMA20 LAN Adapter, which capitalizes on virtual graphics with the DL-125 chip from DisplayLink. Running with Windows® MultiPoint® Server 2011 operating system on ViewSonic’s VMS700 server, ViewSonic MultiClient gives users in education markets a very cost-efficient Windows computing environment. Allowing up to 14 users per server, the solution offers security along with fast, easy setup in the field.
“DisplayLink virtual graphics and LAN connectivity enabled ViewSonic to streamline system components in the MultiClient cloud computing solution” said Jeff Volpe, President of ViewSonic Americas. “The result is a whole new level of value in shared computing for educators, fully LAN connected for the ultimate in functionality and usability.”
The ViewSonic MultiClient solution has these key features:
- Multiple computing access, with up to 14 clients and one host server
- Shared Windows computing for education and other cost-conscious markets
- Easy setup configuration out of the box
- Drastically reduces the total cost of ownership
The new VMS700 server, delivered with MultiClient, is an i3/Xeon-based system. The MultiClient VMA20 LAN Adapter is DisplayLink-based and supports 1280 x 1024 resolution on a standard aspect ratio screen, and up to 1440 x 900 on a wide screen.
“ViewSonic has leveraged DisplayLink technology very effectively to deliver Windows-based shared computing at an extremely competitive price per hardware seat.” said Dennis Crespo, DisplayLink executive vice president of marketing and business development. “There is no need for multiple video cards, and ViewSonic has included all the hardware components in one package for easy setup.”
For more details on the ViewSonic MultiClient offering, visit www.viewsonic.com or see ViewSonic at ISTE 2011 in Pennsylvania Convention Center Booth #1961.
DisplayLink Corp develops hardware and software solutions to enable easy connectivity between computers and displays over standard interfaces such as USB, Ethernet and wireless networks. DisplayLink technology is used in dozens of globally branded PC accessories including monitors, universal docking stations, display adapters, projectors, and zero client systems that make expansion of the desktop visual workspace possible, at significantly lower cost and energy usage than traditional solutions.
DisplayLink is ranked the fourth fastest-growing EMEA Company by Deloitte, and was awarded the CES 2011 Best of Innovation Award Honoree in the Enabling Technologies category for its Interactive Networked Graphics for SuperSpeed USB. For more information and product details, visit the DisplayLink Shop and follow DisplayLink on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.
ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including LCD TVs, computers, LCD monitors, projectors, digital photo frames, digital signage displays and digital media players. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit ViewSonic.com.
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